Go Back   The Supercar Registry > Dealer Specific Discussion > Nickey Chevrolet & Bill Thomas Performance


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #71  
Old 06-22-2015, 02:59 PM
Stefano Stefano is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Land of Lincoln
Posts: 8,427
Thanks: 1
Thanked 146 Times in 97 Posts
Default Re: 67 nickey

This thread very much sums up many of the issues with the car.

The whole story doesn't make much sense from purchase to restoration.

The car has an L78 trim tag and is too early of a build, in order to be an factory L78.

The NicKey Registry, Inc. inspected the car and paperwork and found some of the documents to be fake and/or made up. Especially the three documents where NicKey "Nicky" is spelled incorrectly.

__________________
Click to visit the Nickey Performance Facebook-->
Reply With Quote
  #72  
Old 06-24-2015, 08:43 PM
Supergas990 Supergas990 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Colgate, WI
Posts: 339
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default Re: 67 nickey

Especially the mispelling on the buildsheet... [img]<<GRAEMLIN_URL>>/rolleyes.gif[/img]
__________________
1969 L78 SS396 Chevelle
1967 L30 Chevelle Malibu
1968 L79 Corvette Convertible (son's)
Reply With Quote
  #73  
Old 06-29-2015, 07:42 PM
TimG TimG is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 2,661
Thanks: 1
Thanked 103 Times in 56 Posts
Default Re: 67 nickey

I have a legitimate early 1967 Nickey Warranty Book and Nickey used a stamp with the dealers name on it, not hand written dealer name.
Reply With Quote
  #74  
Old 06-30-2015, 10:35 AM
mr 707 mr 707 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 279
Thanks: 14
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Default Re: 67 nickey

looks like shipping document is really hitting the spot.
Reply With Quote
  #75  
Old 07-07-2015, 06:13 AM
Dicky's Avatar
Dicky Dicky is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: KCYS
Posts: 705
Thanks: 27
Thanked 10 Times in 7 Posts
Default Re: 67 nickey

Lopez sounds deceptive in his interview
and not credible... [img]<<GRAEMLIN_URL>>/bs.gif[/img] [img]<<GRAEMLIN_URL>>/bs.gif[/img] [img]<<GRAEMLIN_URL>>/bs.gif[/img]
__________________
Dicky

Reply With Quote
  #76  
Old 07-08-2015, 04:58 PM
YENKO DEUCE REGISTRY's Avatar
YENKO DEUCE REGISTRY YENKO DEUCE REGISTRY is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: PA
Posts: 13,052
Thanks: 430
Thanked 200 Times in 96 Posts
Default Re: 67 nickey

I like the 'K78' option on the window sticker!
__________________
Marlin
70 Yenko Nova-350/360, 4speed M21, 4.10 Posi (Daddy's Ride)
69 SS Nova-396/375hp, 4speed M20, 3.55 Posi (Benjamin's Ride)
67 RS Camaro-327/250hp, 2speed Glide, &amp; 3.08 Open (Danny's Ride)
Reply With Quote
  #77  
Old 07-08-2015, 10:53 PM
TAR6569 TAR6569 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Hebron Maine
Posts: 336
Thanks: 2
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
Default Re: 67 nickey

&quot;Some of the documents&quot; Were some of them actually real?
__________________
381 and counting in the 67-69 Impala SS427 registry
Reply With Quote
  #78  
Old 07-10-2015, 06:07 AM
Kurt S Kurt S is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Posts: 2,373
Thanks: 1
Thanked 82 Times in 49 Posts
Default Re: 67 nickey

<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Lynn</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: 1967Z28</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The serial number was in the 102xxx range </div></div>

Someone correct me if I am wrong, but weren't even the very early released cars (i.e. May on cars that went to magazines, etc.) tagged with an August body tag? That would explain an August tag car being in Riverside in May 66.</div></div>
Not with that high of a VIN! The VIN matches the tag.
__________________
Kurt S - CRG
Reply With Quote
  #79  
Old 07-08-2019, 04:24 PM
Stefano Stefano is offline
Yenko Paid Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Land of Lincoln
Posts: 8,427
Thanks: 1
Thanked 146 Times in 97 Posts
Default

The subject vehicle is once again on the market. VIN: 124377N152608 a.k.a The Felix Lopez 1967 Camaro.
__________________
Click to visit the Nickey Performance Facebook--&gt;
Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Stefano For This Useful Post:
PeteLeathersac (07-08-2019)
  #80  
Old 07-08-2019, 08:30 PM
Xplantdad's Avatar
Xplantdad Xplantdad is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: AZ
Posts: 30,107
Thanks: 1,489
Thanked 767 Times in 451 Posts
Default

Wow....
__________________
Bruce
Choose Life-Donate!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.